We are a 501(c)3 Nonprofit working to revitalize our bay.
We advocate for modern wastewater infrastructure, for bay-friendly lawns, and for a restoration of our shell fishing industry.
STGSB Public Service Announcements
“Drink The Bay Clean!”
Ask your local bar or restaurant to serve it, and help save The Great South Bay!
Yes, Vector Control is back, having had their funding renewed by The Suffolk County Legislature. So these next three days, as will be the case every two weeks throughout the summer, the copters will be flying again. We can only hope for the sake of our marshes, that this… Read more
It’s time to trash our marshes again: Suffolk County has had a decades long program of spraying for mosquitoes around our marshes. We still have a lot of mosquitoes, and a lot of dying marshes. When you take out a key element of the food chain — mosquito… Read more
Blue Point Brewery has done a remarkable thing: They created a beer to help Save The Great South Bay in its mission. With “Drink The Bay Clean,” they and the bars, restaurants and retail stores that will carry this India Pale Lager have created a beer that helps fund… Read more
Growing up on Long Island, I loved turtles. Painted, snappers, box turtles, spotted turtles, mud turtles. But for me the most elusive and by far the most beautiful were The Diamondback Terrapins. Their habitat is salt water marsh. They will spend their entire lives in that marsh, with only… Read more
“Drink The Bay Clean,” an India Pale Lager, is being brewed by Blue Point Brewery in order to support Save The Great South Bay’s efforts. All for a great cause, of course, but this beer was brewed with a love for Long Island. Drink The Bay Clean India… Read more
Long Island is about to replace its cesspools and septic tanks. Nassau County has 140,000, Suffolk 360,000. Suffolk intends to launch a pilot program that will deploy 400 units over the next two years. Albany is chipping in with $2 billion to address the issue at scale. Yet more will be needed, but everyone, seeing the problem, is stepping up. At the same time that we do this, we need to stop polluting our waters with lawn fertilizer and pesticides. Read more